Picture Books

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
$17.99
$6.99
$6.99 - $17.99
He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped over his skateboard and by mistake dropped his sweater in the sink while the water was running. He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Nothing at all was right. Everything went wrong, right down to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV. What do you do on a day like that? Well, you may think about going to Australia. You may also be glad to find that some days are like that for other people too.
0
ISBN: 
9780689300721
Publication Date: 
1972
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Baby Beards!

product image
$8.99
BABY BEARDS is a book that explores the fun and excitement of healthy eating for a toddler. The BIG messes and HUGE smiles bring plenty of photo opportunities. Young children will love the colorful illustrations, rhymes, and trying to find the dog and camera on each page. Parents will love interacting and talking with their child as they read. As an added bonus, parents can add photographs and record eating milestones, making this book one that children will ask to have read OVER and OVER again!
0
ISBN: 
9780985080686
Publication Date: 
2014
Binding: 
Paperback

Benjamin Dilley's Thirsty Camel

product image
$18.95
45th Anniversary Edition.

When it came to imagination, Benjamin Dilley was right up there with Einstein, Steve Jobs, and whoever came up with the idea for Disneyland. There wasn't anything Benjamin couldn't imagine, except maybe an honest politician or the idea of kissing a (ugh!) girl. Well, he could have if he'd wanted to I suppose but, gee, a guy has to draw the line somewhere!

Just about anything else was subject to his delightfully developed imagination, either in full color, black and white, 3D, with sound or without. As you will learn upon reading the story, this included a hippo dressed as an army general, a goat driving a sports car and a genie in (and out of) a bottle just to name a few.

Remember the days when you could do that? I still do it all the time, but folks seem to look at me a little strangely. They tend to say things like, "A little old for that kinda stuff, aren't you, pops?"

0
ISBN: 
9781930900608
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
1967
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Blueberries for Sal

Blueberries for Sal
$17.99
Caldecott Honor Book

What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born!

Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter.  Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother go home with the right little one?

With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers' hearts since its first publication in 1948.

"The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside."
-School Library Journal, starred review.
0
ISBN: 
9780670175918
Author: 
Publication Date: 
September 1, 1948
Binding: 
BB

Blueberry Girl

product image
$17.99

From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman comes an affirming poem for unconventional, powerful, growing daughters at any age.

A much-loved baby grows into a young woman: brave, adventurous, and lucky. Exploring, traveling, bathed in sunshine, surrounded by the wonders of the world. What every new parent or parent-to-be dreams of for her child, what every girl dreams of for herself.

Neil Gaiman and beloved illustrator Charles Vess turn a wish for a new daughter into a book that celebrates the glory of growing up: a perfect gift for girls embarking on all the journeys of life, for their parents, and for everyone who loves them.

This beautiful picture book is a lovely graduation or baby shower gift.

0
ISBN: 
9780060838089
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
2009
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Day the Crayons Quit

Day the Crayons Quit
$17.99
The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.

Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking--each believes he is the true color of the sun.

What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

Kids will be imagining their own humorous conversations with crayons and coloring a blue streak after sharing laughs with Drew Daywalt and New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers. This story is perfect as a back-to-school gift, for all budding artists, for fans of humorous books such as Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith, and for fans of Oliver Jeffers' Stuck, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Lost and Found, and This Moose Belongs to Me.


Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit

Amazon's 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013

Goodreads' 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award

* "Hilarious . . . Move over, Click, Clack, Moo; we've got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike." -BCCB, starred review

"Jeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights." -Booklist

"Fresh and funny." -The Wall Street Journal

"This book will have children asking to have it read again and again." -Library Media Connection

* "This colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime." -School Library Journal, starred review

* "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." -Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Utterly original." -San Francisco Chronicle

0
ISBN: 
9780399255373
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
June 27, 2013
Binding: 
BB

Giants Come in Different Sizes

product image
$18.95
As far as I've been able to determine, giants come in roughly three sizes: 'Very' big, 'Way, WAY' big, and 'Good grief, would you look at THAT!' big. It is possible there there may be even larger ones, but I've never personally seen any.

A few folks, mostly adults, contend that there are no such things as giants. I will not waste your time nor mine disputing such radical theories. They probably don't believe in the Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy either. Blasphemy.

In addition (and you may not believe this) there are folks who dispute the fact that hamburgers grow on bushes. Good grief...doesn't anyone major in agriculture anymore? I know for a fact that a certain fast-food chain started this rumor. Want scientific proof? Well, there are pictures of several hamburgers bushes in this very book.

Jolly Roger

0
ISBN: 
9781930900547
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
1966
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Hermit No Name

product image
$15.00
Who's eating all the pepperoni rolls? Who's taking all the books off the shelves? Lucy is about to find out...Living in a forest full of hearsay, Lucy has always believed the rumors about the SCARY, HAIRY, and NO GOOD Hermit No Name. But when she finds herself face to face with him, she discovers the truth.
0
ISBN: 
9781543964110
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
May 12, 2019
Binding: 
Paperback

Hey Baby Deja's New Adventure

Hey Baby Deja's New Adventure
$10.99
0
ISBN: 
9781733612821
Author: 
Publication Date: 
January 1, 2019
Binding: 
Paperback

Joey and the Underwater Aquarium

Joey and the Underwater Aquarium
$18.00
0
ISBN: 
9780578451770
Author: 
Publication Date: 
April 1, 2019
Binding: 
Paperback

Lion and the Bird

Lion and the Bird
$17.95

One autumn day, a lion finds a wounded bird in his garden. With the departure of the bird's flock, the lion decides that it's up to him to care for the bird. He does and the two become fast friends. Nevertheless, the bird departs with his flock the following autumn. What will become of Lion and what will become of their friendship?

Note: some pages in this book are intentionally blank to represent snow.

Marianne Dubuc received her degree in graphic design from the University of Quebec, Montreal. She has created many different kinds of books for readers of all ages. She is an internationally acclaimed illustrator whose work has been published by major publishers in fifteen countries.


0
ISBN: 
9781592701513
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
May 6, 2014
Binding: 
Hardcover

Lucky Dog : Owney, U.S. Railmail Service Mascot

product image
$15.95
Owney was a friend of the mail. He loved the smell of railroad mail bags. He slept on them and rode with them to the train station in Albany, New York. One day he got a chance to ride a Mail Train. That was the beginning of Owney's travels on Mail Trains all over the country and his chance to make hundreds of new friends.

As he traveled, "baggage tags" were fixed to his collar by faraway Post Offices. Then, U.S. Postmaster General John Wanamaker presented Owney with a special blanket for all his "baggage tags".

Toward the end of his career, Owney traveled on mail boats and trains around the world. Owney was one Lucky Dog!

0
ISBN: 
9780963245908
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
2003
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Make Way for Ducklings

product image
$18.99
$12.00
$12.00 - $18.99
This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941, Make Way for Ducklings has been described as "one of the merriest picture books ever" ( "The New York Times" ). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child's bookshelf. "Robert McCloskey's unusual and stunning pictures [have] long been a delight for their fun as well as their spirit of place". — The Horn Book"
0
ISBN: 
9780670451494
Author: 
Publication Date: 
January 1, 1941
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Mr. Wuffles!

product image
$17.99
A 2014 Caldecott Honor Book In a near wordless masterpiece that could only have been devised by David Wiesner, a cat named Mr. Wuffles doesn't care about toy mice or toy goldfish. He's much more interested in playing with a little spaceship full of actual aliens--but the ship wasn't designed for this kind of rough treatment. Between motion sickness and damaged equipment, the aliens are in deep trouble.

When the space visitors dodge the cat and take shelter behind the radiator to repair the damage, they make a host of insect friends. The result? A humorous exploration of cooperation between aliens and insects, and of the universal nature of communication involving symbols, "cave" paintings, and gestures of friendship.

0
ISBN: 
9780618756612
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
October 1, 2013
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Odd Owls & Stout Pigs : A Book of Nonsense

product image
$15.99

From Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) comes another brand-new collection of rhyming stories-this time featuring a unique assortment of owls and pigs. Discovered by his daughter, Adrianne Lobel, Odd Owls and Stout Pigs: A Book of Nonsense is full of the same humor and wit that is found in Lobel's beloved Frog and Toad stories. This new collection will tickle kids once more and create another generation of Arnold Lobel devotees.

Ages: 4 - 7

0
ISBN: 
9780061800542
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
2009
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Old Witch and the Polka-Dot Ribbon

product image
$18.95
When the kitchen is finally empty, Old Witch makes her own magic nut cake to enter in the carnival's cake baking contest. First published in 1970, this second book in the Old Witch series is back for a new generation of readers to discover!
0
ISBN: 
9781930900714
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
February 20, 2014
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

One Minute Till Bedtime

product image
$19.99
Just one more before bedtime? Please
It's time for tuck-in, and your little one wants just one more moment with you--so fill it with something that will feed the imagination, fuel a love of reading, and send them off to sleep in a snap. Reach for a one-minute poem!
Former Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt presents a blockbuster collection of all-new poetry penned by some of the most beloved and celebrated poets of our time, including Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Mary Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, Lemony Snicket, Jane Yolen, and many more. Illuminated with dreamlike wit and whimsy by New York Times illustrator and award-winning artist Christoph Niemann, here is a new bedtime classic.
When the busy day is drawing to a close and the whole family is ready for rest, take a minute for poetry and send your little one off to sleep.
0
ISBN: 
9780316341219
Publication Date: 
November 1, 2016
Binding: 
Hardcover

Otis

product image
$17.99
Meet Otis, everyone's favorite tractor, created by the bestselling illustrator of Love by Matt de la Pena and The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long creates an unforgettable children's classic.

Otis is a special tractor. He loves his farmer and he loves to work. And he loves the little calf in the next stall, whom he purrs to sleep with his soft motor. In fact, the two become great friends: they play in the fields, leap hay bales, and play ring-around-the-rosy by Mud Pond.

But when Otis is replaced with the big yellow tractor, he is cast away behind the barn, unused, unnoticed . . . until the little calf gets stuck in Mud Pond. Then there is only one tractor--and it's not big or yellow--who can come to the rescue. It is little old Otis who saves his friend. It is Otis who saves the day.

In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story--and character--celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.

0
ISBN: 
9780399252488
Author: 
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
September 22, 2009
Binding: 
Reinforced

Phoebe and Digger

product image
$16.99
With a new baby taking up Mama's time and attention, what will happen when Phoebe needs her?

When Mama got a new baby, Phoebe got a new digger. And when Mama is busy with the baby, Phoebe and Digger are busy, too: "Waa!" says the baby. "Rmm!" says Digger. Poop! goes the baby. "Rmm!" says Digger. Finally, Mama says it's time to go to the park, the one with real dirt -- and while Mama and the baby sit on the boring bench, Phoebe and Digger happily build and knock down and dig things up. That is, until a big girl comes by, a kid with mean teeth and grabby hands. Phoebe tries everything she can, but what if she never gets Digger back? Comical illustrations and a spot-on story are sure to make readers of all ages smile in recognition.

0
ISBN: 
9780763652814
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
March 26, 2013
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Pickle-Chiffon Pie

Pickle-Chiffon Pie
$18.95
$9.00
$9.00 - $18.95
New/Used: Used
A long time ago there was a fat little king who ruled over the land as far as he could see in every direction. He was very wise, and his kingdom was a happy one. His wife, the Queen, was a very good cook and made him a pickle-chiffon pie every day. But every kingdom has problems. The King had a daughter, she was very nice and very beautiful, and every prince in the neighborhood wanted to marry her. Every day they came to the palace with flowers and gifts for her. To be polite she would ask them all to stay for dinner. This meant there would be less pickle-chiffon pie for the King. That was his problem! What solution does the King come up with to save his kingdom from this tragedy?
0
ISBN: 
9781930900301
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
1967
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Pickle-Chiffon Pie Olympics

product image
$18.95
I, King Rupert Pickle XIV, hereby declare that all the characters and events chronicled in this tale are true and authentic. All the people portrayed by the author lived at the time of the Pickle-Chiffon Pie Olympics held in June of 1348.

The Olympic events reported in the story (dragon wrestling, the giant climb, the moat swim, etc.) actually took place and the winners accurately reported herein. None of the names were changed, nor were locations altered.

I have affixed my royal seal and do hereby attest to the accuracy of this statement. (Well, sort of.)

Rupert XIV

0
ISBN: 
9781930900523
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
2010
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover

Space Tigers

Space Tigers
$12.99
0
ISBN: 
9781949195019
Author: 
Publication Date: 
June 30, 2019
Binding: 
Pamphlet

Tales of Lydia Lymkin and America's Remarkable Declaration of Independence

product image
$12.95
Lydia Lymkin is inspired to learn about the Declaration of Independence while watching an Independence Day parade in her hometown. Lydia's father explains the reasons for and the importance of this historic document that launched the founding of the United States of America.
0
ISBN: 
9781642584684
Author: 
Publication Date: 
July 27, 2018
Binding: 
Paperback

The Adventures of Beekle

product image
$17.99
Dan Santat's Caldecott Medal-winning The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend is a humorous and thoughtful celebration of friends.
This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and--at long last--is given his special name: Beekle.

The #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat--creator of After the Fall and Are We There Yet?--combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art in an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

0
ISBN: 
9780316199988
Author: 
Publication Date: 
April 8, 2014
Binding: 
Reinforced

The Maskless Raccoon

product image
$9.95
Phillip is a friendly little raccoon who wants nothing more than to be part of the group. There's just one problem: Phillip doesn't have a mask, and the rest of the pack is not interested in hanging out with a maskless raccoon. Join Phillip on this rhyming tale through the trials of loneliness, friendship, and embracing what makes you "weird."
0
ISBN: 
9781983491689
Author: 
Publication Date: 
March 16, 2018
Binding: 
Paperback